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Can the Argentine's return spark City to a win

The Liverpool boss was pleased with his side's display to overcome Pep Guardiola's team, thanks to Gini Wijnaldum's eighth minute header.

City will be desperate to return to winning ways after their loss to Liverpool at Anfield, but Dyche is hopeful of springing a surprise.

Henderson's most famous near-miss in a Liverpool shirt came with him looking on from the sidelines. 2 and 3 teams would go a long way toward determing which of them has the best chance to usurp Chelsea at the top. "City are a really good side and we had to stay compact", Guardian quoted Klopp as saying. I have had much more hard situations in my life than being second in a very hard league. There are times when we won't take opportunities but we can take opportunities from this too.

"I think it will be a little bit about how we protect our own attacks because both teams are pretty good on the counter-attack", said Klopp, who enjoyed 4-1 and 3-0 league victories over City last season.

City now trail leaders Chelsea by 10 points after losing 1-0 to second-placed Liverpool on New Year's Day. In Spain they had a fantastic side and played wonderful, quality football, and there were a lot of people who were subservient to that, they said "ok, we'll back off and hope for the best". He has a clear idea and a pretty much good idea.

Klopp declared that there is "not a flawless solution" but said they must try to avoid "the easy pass" which he felt they did, which meant they "did much better" in the second-half.

Liverpool are now in second place in the Premier League table and six points behind leaders Chelsea as they look to close the gap on the west London side.

"It is nice to think about what you can do in the game and what you want".

"Man City weren't ready for the scrap yesterday, and I can see them dropping out of the top four if they're not careful". The quality of opponents in that run may not have been great, but they dealt admirably with the sizeable challenge of Arsenal, just as they did against an in-form Manchester United during his previous ban.

Klopp, however, had the edge in cup competitions with two wins in the German Cup and one in the German Super Cup. Klopp said it must be annoying for Antonio Conte's team to have won 13 consecutive league games and still found Liverpool hanging on six points behind. They've lost their last two away games, against Liverpool and Arsenal, by a combined 7-2 scoreline.

"Gini is more like a player who will shoot with his feet than score like that, but I was surprised with a nice header and we got the three points". "That's the only thing that's really important".

City have shown glaring defensive weaknesses at times, but their manager will take solace from having Sergio Aguero back in his selection to help pile the pressure on Jurgen Klopp's men at the other end. However, despite Chelsea's unbeaten run, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes his old side are still in contention.

"There is a massive gulf between us and them, but it is the marvel of football", he added. "How I've said before, if you're there in the last five, six or seven matchdays then probably you can think differently". But talking about something doesn't bring you one point.